Thursday, October 28, 1999

Israeli-PA ad hod economic comm. resumes mtgs., but PA delegation walks out to protest Israel's threat not turn over tax money collected on the PA's behalf until the PA halts all thefts of Israeli cars by Palestinians who sneak into Israel and taking cars back to the territories. (al-Quds 10/29 in WNC 11/2)

PLO Constitution Comm. opens 2 days of mtgs. in Gaza. (AYM 10/29 in WNC 11/4)

The ARDC meets in Gaza to prepare a short-term plan for improving functioning PA institutions, which will be submitted to the Rocard comm. for financing. (AYM 10/29 in WNC 11/4) (see 9/15)

Mauritania, Israel sign agmt. to upgrade their exchange of trade reps. an exchange of ambs. (MM 10/28; WP, WT 10/29; al-Quds 10/30 in WNC 11/2; AYM 10/30 in WNC 11/4; WJW 11/4; JP 11/5; al-Quds 11/7 in WNC 11/8; MEI 11/12)